The enduring appeal of the Pre-Raphaelites
Why is a 19th-century art movement still relevant today?
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The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB) was founded in 1848 by a group of British artists who succeeded in reintroducing the vibrant color and incredible detail that they felt had been sorely lacking in the paintings of the period. It was a bold step to take, but for a few brief years the movement endured. Today, the PRB still influences a host of creative celebrities, including filmmaker Peter Jackson of 'Lord of the Rings' fame and a host of fashion designers, models, and movie stars. But what was the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and why is it still relevant today?
Click through and find out why the Pre-Raphaelites still endure.
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